BA/Social and Criminal Justice

Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree online from Ashford University to enhance your understanding of the criminal justice system and the impact social issues have on maintaining a just society. Investigate both the social and legal sides of criminal justice, from forensics and psychology to crime prevention and terrorism. Be an instrument for change when you choose this degree program to better understand the legal and social forces that shape American culture.

BA/Social and Criminal Justice - specializations:

Corrections Management
Expand your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Corrections Management. Analyze the philosophies and laws of punishment and sentencing as well as key Supreme Court case decisions specifically pertaining to the constitutional rights of those incarcerated in an American correctional facility.

Forensics
Augment your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Forensics. Examine and understand principles of criminal liability and the acts, mental state, and attendant circumstances that are central ingredients in crimes against society, persons, or property.

Homeland Security
Enhance your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Homeland Security. Learn more about this significant element of the 21st century and how to identify the key challenges facing not only US homeland security strategy, but also those of other major actors that might become "peer competitors."

Political Science & Government
Learn about the complex inner workings of the United States government and the global environment when you add a specialization in Political Science & Government to your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree.

Security Management
Supplement your Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Security Management. Assess management theories and apply concepts of planning, resources, and authority to security organizations as well as identify the major aspects of physical security, associated threats and application of countermeasures.

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